Outdoor Recreation

Whether you’re staying in a tent, a cabin, a bunkhouse or an RV, you’ll get an immersive, round-the-clock nature experience - a chance to he… Read More
The Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s 10 golf courses and four driving ranges offer something for every golfer. Beautifully well-mai… Read More
Home Rule Tax Web (mobile) application The Home Rule Tax Reward program rewards those individuals who report violations of the Cook County… Read More
Cook Central: Centralizing Maps, Apps, and Data From property and boundary data, to transportation, social service, and environmental data,… Read More
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) is a federally mandated p… Read More
The Forest Preserves have approximately 297 picnic groves (191 with shelters) available for public use.Link to the Forest Preserves Picnic P… Read More
The Cook County Forest Preserves offer opportunities for a wide variety of recreation, including:  Read More
Forest Preserves issues permits for use of groves for special events (such as festivals, performances, or fundraisers) and athletic/sporting… Read More
There are more than 100 miles of paved bicycle trails and over 200 miles of multi-use trails in the Forest Preserves.Link to the Forest Pres… Read More